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2014-06-12 08:25:02

EdTech company creates technology to help schools SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One out of three U.S. students leave the third grade not knowing how to read, with the number ballooning to half of all students in high poverty communities, according to our National Report Card, the NAEP 2013. Students who can't read will struggle throughout their education and are at a higher risk of dropping out, going to prison, and working low-wage jobs....

2014-06-11 04:21:26

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global spend on education technology within classrooms reached US$13 billion last year, up 11% on 2012, according to a new market study from Futuresource Consulting. The study explores market movements for mobile PC devices, classroom displays (such as projectors and interactive whiteboards) and complementary devices (visualisers, voting systems, voice amplification and related products), and reveals that the market will...

2014-06-10 23:13:23

Edtech training leader Atomic Learning recently announced it has attained IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS GLC) Learning Tools Interoperability™ (LTI™) v1.1 certification to further extend the Atomic Learning Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Tool functionality with the company’s education partners. Little Falls, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Edtech training leader Atomic Learning recently announced it has attained IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS GLC) Learning Tools...

2014-06-10 23:05:30

STEMscopes Digital Curriculum Named Best Whole Curriculum Program for Science by the Association of American Publishers Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Association of American Publishers (AEP) recognized STEMscopes this past Wednesday at the REVERE Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. for its outstanding contribution to educational excellence. Named best whole curriculum program for science, health, and environment curricula in the Distinguished Achievement category, STEMscopes...

2014-06-10 16:30:35

iSpring released its latest authoring toolkit, perfectly-engineered piece of software that is aimed at becoming a game-changing professional content development tool. A perfect combination of versatility and availability. ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iSpring Solutions, Inc. introduces iSpring Suite 7, iSpring's most powerful and versatile toolkit that allows users to create mobile-ready e-Learning courses with characters and interactions right in PowerPoint. Professional...

2014-06-10 08:41:18

What YouTube is to videos, Schoolfy is to lessons. Schoolfy knowledge capsules help teachers defeat budget and time constraints. PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What if ordinary classrooms could access extraordinary learning material - for free? Teachers would save time, students would be more engaged, and education would be more effective. This vision is now reality with Schoolfy's unique knowledge-sharing technology. The Internet company released its beta...

2014-06-09 16:23:34

PRINCETON, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-three members of ETS's Research & Development (R&D) division plus 25 distinguished contributors from the United States, Canada and Europe have authored a new book on the design, use and challenges of computerized multistage testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO Computerized Multistage Testing: Theory and Applications, recently published by Chapman & Hall/CRC, is edited by ETS's Duanli Yan,...

2014-06-09 12:26:54

According to a New Ambient Insight Report, Digital English Language Learning Revenues in Western Europe Reached $343.8 million in 2013 SEATTLE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for digital English language learning products in Western Europe is 4.5% and revenues will reach $428.6 million by 2018, according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 Western Europe Digital English Language Learning Market." This report...

2014-06-09 08:36:37

Pioneer in education technology prepares for 14th annual user group meeting RALEIGH, N.C., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, the leading provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, today announced that it continues to realize tremendous growth with a 12% increase in revenue over academic year 2012-2013, continued partnership with the nation's largest academic institutions, and creation of ongoing initiatives for educators and students....

2014-06-09 08:25:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hampshire music educator Catherine Dwinal wasted no time making an impact in the world of music education when she entered it just four years ago. By harnessing the power of technology to teach music and then generously sharing that knowledge with other educators, Catherine - Catie to her colleagues and friends - quickly became a well-known voice in the music education and technology world. Building on this strong foundation in the...


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Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

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